How to install and configure GUI and OMS on Azure RHEL Linux VM.

I decided to write this blog post because I struggled to find one myself on the internet on how to install GUI on RHEL VM on Azure, the process seems pretty much easy on premises or on virtualization solutions like Hyper-v or VMware but on Azure it generated a lot of errors due to some conflicts…

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How to make azure file shares persistent and How can you map it to local sub folders?

Hi everyone,  most of you already found this base article on how to make Azure file shares persistent into your Azure VM so when the VM reboots, the file share still exists and you don’t have to reenter the password again. well, I tried the same article but every time i try to reboot, the…

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How to delete Azure Resource Groups that doesn’t have any resources in them?

It’s been a long time since I wrote posts here, I apologize for this – work load :). I’ve just worked on a script that has been originally written by thuru on how to delete Azure Resource group using a power-shell script, I already submitted the changes in GitHub pending approval from thuru the original…

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IN CASE OF A PROXY WHILE UPLOADING YOUR VHD TO WINDOWS AZURE USING POWERSHELL

Sometimes when you are trying to do certain process on Windows Azure via Powershell you receive an ambiguous error with no specific error message, make sure that you don’t have a proxy in the environment blocking your communication to Windows Azure, If you do have one, then run the below command and then retry what…

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HOW TO ALLOW PING FUNCTIONALITY TO WINDOWS AZURE MACHINES?

The Ping functionality on Windows Azure VM is blocked by default for security reasons, to be to enable them you can do that from the Windows firewall advanced features on each VM or you can login on the virtual machine and open the command prompt as an administrator and execute this command.   netsh advfirewall…

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HOW TO COPY YOUR VMS FROM ONE REGION TO ANOTHER REGION ON WINDOWS AZURE?

A lot of customers start by creating their Virtual machines on Windows Azure on any Datacenter they encounter without caring about the latency or the performance and later on they discover that this Datacenter doesn’t provide them with the optimum performance they are looking for so they start looking for a way to move their…

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HOW TO CREATE HIGHLY AVAILABLE (LOAD BALANCED) FTP SERVER ON WINDOWS AZURE?

There are a lot of blog posts that explains how to create a FTP Server on Windows Azure, the best one that I’ve encountered was this one. http://itq.nl/walkthrough-hosting-ftp-on-iis-7-5-a-windows-azure-vm-2/ by Ronald Wildenberg So in this post I won’t explain how to create a FTP server on Windows Azure, I’ll explain how to create highly available load balanced FTP…

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HOW TO SET YOUR AZURE SUBSCRIPTION AS DEFAULT USING POWERSHELL?

After you Import the Publish settings file , to know how to do this, check this post you first run this command in Windows Azure PowerShell Command: Select-Azuresubscription it will prompt for you to enter the name of the subscription, which you can get by running Get-Azuresubscription you type in the name of the subscription…

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